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5 week Online Community Study


The Nourishment of the spirit

Enrollment is now Open!

January 14th -  February 11th

Payment Plans Available

Join us in a collective practice to strengthen your spiritual devotion.
From the spirit of the self and to the sacred energies that give us life


Welcome to a transformative journey where devotion becomes an art, weaving together love, responsibility, and spiritual connection. In the next 5 weeks, join our vibrant online family to explore the essence of devotion and cultivate a harmonious relationship with the elemental spirits that sustain life on Earth- the foundation of these teachings has been transmitted from the Earth-based cultures and practices that your guides are a part of. 

This Cohort is an opportunity to explore and reshape the way we find nourishment within community and the art of devotion.


         is the beginning of devotion" 
-Mary Oliver

Join our Weekly Gatherings
October 14th- November 21st

2 Live Calls per Week:
Tuesdays 5 pm CT & Sundays 10 am CT

Our Bi-Weekly calls are organized into: 


  1.  Informative and material overview​

  2. Integration & meditation and opening up space to share our process with the week's topic. 

Sessions range from 1.5-2 hours

As October dawns, the veil that separates us from our ancestors becomes thin, allowing for a powerful window of healing and connection. Embrace this unique opportunity to unlock a new perspective, honor ancient wisdom, and forge a deeper connection to the essence of existence. 

Payment Plan

We believe education should be accessible to all.


That's why we offer a flexible payment plan option for this cohort. Please follow this link to learn more about our payment plan. 

Scholarship for this cohort is now closed. 

Together, we will delve into profound insights, guided meditations, and cross-cultural explorations that will redefine your understanding of life's most enigmatic transition.

Break down of our Journey

Week 1-2: Awaken the Connection

In these opening weeks, we'll set the foundation for our journey. Explore the life/death/life cycle, dive into the indigenous perspectives on relationships, and learn how different cultures perceive death as a transition rather than an end. Through guided meditations and community discussions, you'll begin to reshape your understanding of death and its role in our lives.


Week 3-4: Unveiling Ancestral Wisdom

These weeks are dedicated to honoring ancestral wisdom. Discover the intricate art of crafting personal altars and learn how these rituals can serve as bridges to the afterlife and our ancestors. We'll venture into diverse cultural blueprints, uncovering the rituals of Celtic Ireland, the mysteries of ancient Egypt, and the soulful traditions of the Yoruba tribe. These insights will guide us towards a more profound relationship with our own ancestry.


Week 5: Embracing Transformation

As we approach the culmination of our journey, we'll explore the concept of transformation itself. Discover how different cultures perceive the various deaths within life - not just physical, but also the symbolic deaths that mark growth and change. Dive into practices that lift the veil between worlds, allowing for a sacred communion with the unseen. Learn to embrace instinct and intuition as guides, attuning yourself to death's wisdom as a mentor for life.


Your Cohort Experience:

  • Engage in weekly immersive discussions and guided meditations.

  • Reflect and share in a supportive community group chat.

  • Participate in informative and material overviews during bi-weekly calls.

  • Integrate learnings through meditation, embracing the essence of death.

Included in your Journey:

  • Reimagining Death Module: A comprehensive guidebook with introspective questions and transformative exercises.

  • Guided Meditations: Embark on meditative journeys to connect with the essence of death.

  • Community Calls: Engage in meaningful conversations and exchange insights with fellow participants.

  • Community Group Chat: Stay connected, share your experiences, and receive support from a like-minded community.

  • Live Call Recordings: Missed a session? Don't worry, all calls will be recorded and shared with the cohort.




Document your Legacy Course  ($47 Value)

Learn how to pass wisdom through our interview methodology. This is a relational approach to legacy work, blending ethnographic methods and deep writing reflections meant for you or to assist a loved one in writing their life story. 

Guest Speaker

Nana Lucy Culum

Traditional Comadrona + Curandera from Guatemaya


Doctora Lucy Culum- a comadrona and curandera whom I studied with in Guatemaya- facilitates lineage healings in Lake Atitlan and will speak on the weavings of her work and what we can do as spirits here healing our ancestors.


Exploring Concepts:

  • Embracing the Life/Death/Life Cycle

  • Honoring Indigenous Wisdom in Relationships

  • Earth's Connection to Death and Renewal

  • Ancestral Blueprints Celebrating Transition

  • Crafting Personal Altars for Ritual

  • Rediscovering Instinctive Links to Death

  • Personifying Death for Deeper Connection

  • Rituals Connecting with the Afterlife and Ancestors

  • Cultural Cosmovisions of Death

  • Navigating Different Deaths Throughout Life

  • Revealing the Sacred through Veil-Lifting Practices

  • Trusting Instinct and Intuition as Guides

  • Forging a Bond with Death as Mentor

Cultural Insights:

  • Unearthing Neolithic Burial Practices

  • Celtic Wisdom from Ireland's Past

  • Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

  • Mayan Traditions of Guatemaya and Yucatan

  • Mexica-Azteca Insights from Anahuac

  • Inca Wisdom from Peruvian Lands

  • Yoruba's Spiritual Heritage from Nigeria

  • Kuna Traditions in Panama

  • Kumeyaay Wisdom of Southern California

Watch the Introduction

What you will feel during this months Journey: 


Ancestral Wisdom

Dive into global traditions that celebrate life's natural transitions.

Desert Plants

Harmonize with Nature

Immerse yourself in Mother Earth's cycle of life and death.

Intentional Existence

Cultivate a profound and intentional relationship with life and its inevitable counterpart.


“The Reimagining Death Cohort not only helped me through my grief process after the loss of my mother, but it helped me to understand the dynamics of life on the other side. This was better than grief therapy for me. Learning how other cultures revere death was an enlightening component of the culture, as well. Understanding that we only transform energy when we leave this realm gave me a sense of peace that I didn't have before taking this course! Communing with Mariana and other beautiful souls let me know that we're never alone and we're all just walking each other home.”

Chante | Cohort 1

If you feel the call to feel connected to death again in your own way, your own cosmovision.

If you feel the call to connect to the portal of the unseen- the "afterlife" to be connected to your guides.

If you have been curious about the traditions of ceremonies around the world to celebrate life's natural death practices and beliefs. 

If you feel the call to connected to mother earth and your own nature + to integrate how death is a part of this natural process. 

if you are trying to cultivate a more spiritual and intentional connection to your life and death.

All beings welcome, 

Come as you are.

This journey is for you...


Meet your Guide


Mariana Bandera


Mariana Bandera is an anthropologist, ceremonialist and educator with a deep reverence for ancestral knowledge and healing modalities. 

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